Iroquois Central has been taking steps to provide additional opportunities to educate their students on Native American history and culture. Last week, students of Iroquois Middle and High School welcomed two Native American guest speakers. They spoke to over 800 students over the course of the day about Native American cultures by telling stories, performing traditional music and answering questions.
The Innovation Games will return to Holland Central in May and the organizers hope it will continue to grow with participation from additional schools and businesses.
The Farm-to-School Program is a component of New York State’s efforts to increase the amount of fresh and local foods served in schools. Last week, grants totalling half a million dollars were awarded to eight districts across the state to increase the number of locally grown options on school menus. East Aurora is one of the recipients of the grants.
As the end of an era comes to a close later this month, with East Aurora High School Principal Jay Hoagland retiring after several decades, adjustments are being made to the administrative staff in the building. Assistant Principal William Roberts will slide into the role of principal, and Tracey Simchick was hired as the new assistant principal.
Plans are being finalized in the Town of Marilla for a low-cost nutritional lunch program to be offered to qualified residents.
A special permit under the Village of East Aurora’s bed and breakfast rule was approved for a home on Oakwood Avenue. The approval brought further questions from residents hoping the Village Board clarifies how it will regulate future proposals.
It was a sure sign that Christmas was coming: The East Aurora Advertiser photographer making his annual trek down to the Post Office to take the picture of Postmaster Wayne H. Wright and other postal workers dwarfed by stacks of mailbags.